Tuesday, 18 March 2014

Petit à petit

The other weekend was one of those relaxed weekends with no set plan, where anything goes. A trip into town turned into a walk along Bond Street in the sunshine, popping into the occasional shop, and finishing up with a spot of lunch on Canarby Street.

Walking through Soho, I came across Joy, a store I always pass when I'm en route to a lunch with work and with its enticing window displays, it's always been somewhere I mean to visit. But annoyingly enough it always slips my mind. Finding it that sunny Saturday afternoon where I had all the time in the world to browse at my leisure - amazing. My top pick? This grey sweatshirt which gives the coveted Whistles comme ci comme ça sweatshirt a run for its money:

Sweatshirt - £35.00

With the Whistles French slogan sweaters retailing in the £75 sort of region, this sweatshirt from Joy was more within my budget, and if you pardon the pun... made me jump for joy. (Sorry!) I found my size and the size above quite a cropped fit - so if you like your sweaters baggy, then I suggest you go up at least two dress sizes for that type of fit.


T-shirt - £24.00

I probably didn't need the t-shirt version too. But it is by far the comfiest t-shirt I own. Amazingly soft material and the perfect grey marl colour. I mostly wear mine to yoga as "petit à petit" is very apt for certain yoga positions!

Afterwards we found the cutest little sweetshop and I relived my youth by finding, buying and eating my absolute favourite - chocolate covered honeycomb. Crunchie bars just aren't a patch on the traditional, irregular sized nuggets of honeycomb!


What have you been up to lately?

5 comments:

  1. I love Joy, I haven't visited a store for ages! I agree, the sweat is really like the Whistles ones xxx

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    1. I didn't realise they had so many stores in London! I only knew of the Soho one and have found so many more through their store locator online! x x

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  2. Aw I love the tops, so nice :) x

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  3. Très mignon! Mango do some cute French slogan tees and I actually just bought one from Topshop the other day; usually I stay away from any clothing with text! Must be the French charm hehe.

    Jade | The Jade Aesthetic

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